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12 Lonely Negative Words

Are you disgusted, disgruntled and disheveled? Well, unfortunately you’re never going to be gusted, gruntled or sheveled. <i>Disgusted, disgruntled</i> and</i> …

Great Depression

Feit Handmade Leather Shoes - The Fox Is Black

Feit footwear—and that’s pronounced “fight” rather than “feet”—is a handmade shoe line made from natural materials. Launched in 2005 by former Royal …

Lee Broom Helps Tell Ballantine’s 12 Story of Serve

Ballantine’s, the No. 1 Scotch Whisky in Europe partnered with one of our favorite UK designers, Lee Broom, to create a beautiful and sophisticated …

Design

Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style

A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making.<p>New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by …

Architecture

35 Cool Outdoor Deck Designs

We’ve already told you of some terraces, porches, ponds and fountains to design your garden. Now maybe you need a deck – a place covered with wooden …

Landscaping

Alla Kinda Dream Up A Sweet Animation in ‘Manolito’s Dream’ - The Fox Is Black

<i>Manolito’s Dream</i> is a really sweet animation from Alla Kinda. Telling the story of Manolito, the film brings us on a journey through his subconscious …

Cosmopolitan Loft With Touches Of Various Styles

The beautiful Brussels loft is one more space that proves that an industrial building can become an elegant house with cozy touches. Fatti and Peter, …

The Future Perfect Collection

by LinYee Yuan<p>When The Future Perfect opened its doors on a then-quiet block in Brooklyn's artist outpost of industrial Williamsburg, they were described as carrying "home décor pieces that poke fun not only at the establishment but also at those who buy them." Now, a decade later, Williamsburg …

Furniture

59 Cool Living Rooms With Brick Walls

A living room is often the coziest space in the house where you can gather with your family and friends, and every designer or just owner tries to …

Plywood Accents Show Potential of Undervalued Material

Plywood, long considered a material best hidden in any finished space, has been slowly making its way into the mainstream material handbooks of …

Mailbox, The Innovative, Inbox-Taming Email App, Comes To The iPad

Mailbox brings its swipe-based brand of inbox nirvana to Apple’s tablets.<p>To see just how badly people want a better way to deal with their email, all you have to do is look back a few months to the launch of Mailbox, the clever iPhone client that emphasizes triage over full-on engagement. In the …

Apps

An Alternative to the Sliding Door: 12 Pivot Doors Leading to Patios

In recent years, patios have morphed into outdoor rooms, used as essential square footage for living, playing, and entertaining. This is especially …

Journaling Ideas: 15 Things Every Woman Should Write Down Right Now

<i>You should always carry a notebook to capture what most needs remembering so that, to paraphrase Oscar Wilde, you'll never be without good reading material. Here are some prompts to get you started on that most fascinating of stories -- yours.</i><p>By Amy Shearn<p><b>1. The Watched/Read It List</b><p>Right now, write …

15 Amazing Book-Filled Bars Where We’d Like to Drink

You know what’s better than a night out? A night out with a book. Or, in the case of many of these fine establishments, a whole wall of books. After …

Luxury Scotland Train Tours

Welcome Aboard<p>Belmond Royal Scotsman<p>Embark on a Grand Highland Fling<p>At once leisurely and luxurious, intimate and eye-opening, step aboard and …

Do Opposites Attract? See These 11 Surprising Decor Matches

Designer tricks to prove opposites attract.<p>Forget the matchy-matchy look. Decorating a room with different furniture styles, colors, and patterns is fashionable and fresh — but it can also be hard to pull off. Here are easy expert tricks for mixing antique, modern, and traditional design so that …

Home Tours

Articles about inclined relax on Dwell.com - Dwell

Midcentury modern lines harmonize with earthy Scandinavian colors in this 1967 Norwegian rental designed by acclaimed architect...<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.<p>Hidden …

Architecture

Photos of the Food and Drink Requested by Famous Musicians Backstage

When musicians sign contracts to perform in major concerts, their documents often contain <i>riders</i> (more commonly known as addendums). These are a …

11 Recipes for a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Would you ever pass up tacos and margaritas? Neither would we. To help you effortlessly plan your best party yet, we've rounded up ten of our favorite Mexico-inspired drinks and snacks, which should leave you fiesta-ready.<p>Lemon Lime Margaritas by thirschfeld<p>Roberto Santibañez' Classic Guacamole by …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

London Underground

How to Create Amazing Characters

Everyone wants to create those characters that have people talking about them long after they close the book; real people having real conversations …

Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

<i>“Writing is a little door,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. <i>“Some fantasies, like big pieces of furniture, won’t come through.”</i> <b>Sigmund Freud</b> (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) — a key figure in the making of consumer culture, deft architect of his own myth, modern plaything — set out to peek through …

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet: Why is it so loved?

<b>Kahlil Gibran is said to be one of the world's bestselling poets, and his life has inspired a play touring the UK and the Middle East. But many critics have been lukewarm about his merits. Why, then, has his seminal work, The Prophet, struck such a chord with generations of readers?</b><p>Since it was …

Literature

Articles about mountainside vacation home skiathos greece on Dwell.com - Dwell

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of architects designs a Hamptons vacation house that subverts tradition.<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative …

Architecture

Articles about week review 7 great reads you may have missed 3 on Dwell.com - Dwell

As Friday winds down and we await the three day-weekend with bated breath, take a few moments to enjoy the best of Dwell.com from...<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing pleasure, but with 50...<p>In this new, exclusive series for …

Palm Springs

Articles about traditional modern family home peru on Dwell.com - Dwell

Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an …

Architecture